OpenChrome 0.4 Coming For Letting Open-Source VIA Support Live On
Written by Michael Larabel in VIA on 29 March 2016 at 09:19 PM EDT. 2 Comments
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With now having a new maintainer, the OpenChrome DDX driver is preparing for its first release in more than two years.

Kevin Brace, the independent developer that recently took over the OpenChome (xf86-video-openchrome) DDX driver, is preparing for the long-awaited OpenChrome 0.4 release.

OpenChrome 0.4.0 is to contain a number of fixes to the DDX driver, including display detection fixes and more. If you are a VIA x86 user and interested in this pending OpenChrome open-source driver release, see more details via this mailing list post. Sadly, there's nothing new with regards to the VIA KMS kernel driver that has yet to be mainlined nor any OpenChrome Gallium3D driver.
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